· TV icon Oprah Winfrey talks about library books as "her pass to personal freedom"
· Hard-boiled wordsmith David Mamet claims the public library as his "alma mater"
· Software mogul Bill Gates discusses his groundbreaking library computerization project and why he feels libraries are an important focus of his investment
· Former Vice President Al Gore addresses the "information ecosystem," including how libraries contribute to the informed citizenry that's required to manage today's challenges
With plenty to engage library advocates as well as casual readers, Reading with the Stars offers proof positive that libraries and librarians continue to perform vital services and hold a place of honor.